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Gender, Media and Consumer Societies - GCST4206

Year - 2020

This unit examines theories of consumption in regards to cultural and media products and practices, with a specific focus on gender. Drawing upon a wide range of feminist media and cultural theories, we will critically analyse different forms of belonging and identity that are created through these practices. We will also pay close attention to the critiques of globalisation and consumption, theories of the 'citizen consumer' and the realities of geo-political and economic inequalities that underpin many forms of consumption.

1x2hr seminar/week

Seminar Participation (10%), 1x 500 Group discussion/presentation (15%), 1x 1500 Advertising analysis (25%), 1x 500 Research Essay Proposal (10%), 1x 3500 Research Essay (40%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Gender and Cultural Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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